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Title [Prières, etc. en la langue Algonkin] [manuscript]: [between 1860 and 1879]
Author Catholic Church
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Unsigned book of Catholic prayers, catechism, masses, and psalms in Algonquin, with French titles, probably dating from the second half of the 19th century. Contains many different prayers, including those said before catechism; prayers of offering and charity; prayers for confirmation; and prayers to the guardian angel, St. Joseph, and St. Michael. Also included are the ten articles of catechism, the Mass of the Virgin, Mass for the dead, and various psalms. The text of the "Acte de conformité a la volonté de Dieu" is given in French.
Places Oka, Québec, Canada; United States
Keywords religion, church, Christianity, language, translation, death, ceremony, literature
Theme Missionaries and Education
Culture Area Subarctic, Northeast, Great Plains
Language French
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 1464
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue